Starkville Fire Department officials say a malfunctioning extension cord in Cappe's Steakhouse caused a May 16 fire.
Columbus native McGinty Chilcutt is a third-year medical student at the University of Mississippi Medical Center whose immersion into the world of medicine goes hand in hand with his love of music.
It's not like it used to be. Of that, Columbus Police Chief Tony Carleton is sure.
Some things just can't be unseen. Police officer days are filled with such moments.
U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran -- the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blogger's photos of his bedridden wife -- has married his longtime aide, his office said Monday.
A little more than four years after a powerful tornado destroyed most of Smithville, Monroe County residents are cleaning up from another twister.
Police in riot gear made numerous arrests overnight as protesters took to the streets after a judge found a city police officer not guilty in the deaths of two unarmed black suspects killed in a barrage of police gunfire.
Two B.B. King heirs who've been most outspoken about the blues legend's care in his final days have accused King's two closest aides of poisoning him.
A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack Obama's health care law.
A bomb squad safely destroyed a pressure cooker found in a "suspicious" vehicle left unattended Sunday afternoon on the National Mall near the U.S. Capitol building.
There is no sign to mark the entrance of Sandfield Cemetery. In fact, there isn't really an entrance.
D'Quaylom Brown graduated high school Saturday, and he knows exactly what's coming next.
A Lamar County grand jury has indicted a Vernon man with two counts of capital murder in the disappearance of Keisha Nicole Sykes.
A Friday morning fire destroyed family of four's home on Hughes Road.
Six men, including two who allegedly hindered investigators, face charges in connection with the May 15 murder of James White in Clay County.
Golden Triangle Development LINK chief operating officer Joey Deason predicted bond intent notices that could help fund a future industrial park will come before city and county leaders as early as July now that both boards have formally recommitted to the organization's search for land.
Helping Hands has begun its ninth annual summer fan drive with assistance from United Way of Lowndes County.
When the long-debated, often-delayed Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway opened in 1984, critics condemned the almost $2-billion project as an example of "pork barrel" waste while advocates claimed the waterway would become a major shipping corridor, estimating that the waterway would carry 28 million tons in its first year and 99 million tons by 2035.
1. Parents' complaints lead to investigation of CMSD special education department COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
2. Students leaving CMSD at alarming rate COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
3. CMSD could look to other districts for success COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY
5. Local toy drives, fundraisers still short of goals COLUMBUS & LOWNDES COUNTY